Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Pharrell, Ingrid Michaelson, RZA, and more nominated in 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Pharrell, Ingrid Michaelson, RZA, and more nominated in 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards just announced this year’s nominees, with Pharrell Williams, Nine Inch Nail's Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Sheila E, Ingrid Michaelson, RZA, and more as contenders for the music categories. 

This year welcomes a new wave of first-time nominated musicians, including Labrinth and Isabella Summers of Florence and The Machine, who are nominated for their work on HBO series Euphoria and Hulu film Little Fires Everywhere, respectively. This year also saw the most diverse crop of music nominees, with a quarter being people of colour.

Here is the complete list of nominations for the music categories for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)

  • The Crown / Martin Phipps
  • Euphoria / Labrinth
  • The Mandalorian / Ludwig Göransson
  • Ozark / Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans
  • Succession / Nicholas Britell

Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special (Original Dramatic Score)

  • Becoming / Kamasi Washington
  • Home / Amanda Jones
  • McMillion$ / Pinar Toprak, Alex Kovacs
  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness / Mark Mothersbaugh, John Enroth, Albert Fox
  • Why We Hate / Lara Karpman

Outstanding Music Composition For A Documentary Series Or Special (Original Dramatic Score)

  • The Black Godfather, 'Letter to My Godfather' / Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo
  • Euphoria, 'All For Us' / Labrinth
  • Late Week Tonight With John Oliver, 'Eat Shit, Bob'/ David Dabbon, Joanna Rothkopf, Jill Twiss, Seena Vail
  • Little Fires Everywhere, 'Build it Up' / Ingrid Michaelson
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, 'One Less Angel' / Thomas Mizer, Curtis Moore
  • This is Us, 'Memorized' / Siddhartha Khosla, Taylor Goldsmith
  • Watchmen, 'The Way It Used To Be' / Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Outstanding Music Direction

  • The Kennedy Center Honors / Rickey Minor
  • Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince / Sheila E, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis
  • The Oscars / Ricky Minor
  • Saturday Night Live / Lenny Pickett, Eli Brueggemann, Leon Pendarvis
  • Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show starring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira / Adam Wayne Blackstone

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

  • Carnival Row / Nathan Barr
  • Defending Jacob / Ólafur Arnalds
  • Hollywood / Nathan Barr
  • Unorthodox / Antonio Gambale
  • Why We Hate / Laura Karpman
  • Wu-Tang: An American Saga / The RZA

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

  • Better Call Saul
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Ozark
  • Star Trek: Picard
  • Stranger Things
  • Westworld

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie

  • American Horror Story: 1984
  • Devs
  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
  • Hollywood
  • Watchmen

Outstanding Music Supervision

  • Euphoria / Jen Malone, Adam Leber
  • Insecure / Kier Lehman
  • Killing Eve /Catherine Grieves, David Holmes
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel / Robin Urdang, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino
  • Stranger Things / Nora Felder
  • Watchmen / Liza Richardson

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation

  • The Mandalorian
  • Modern Family
  • The Ranch
  • Schitt's Creek
  • Space Force

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special

  • The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
  • Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones
  • 62nd Grammy Awards
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • The Oscars

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Nonfiction Or Reality Program (Single or Multi-Camera)

  • Apollo 11
  • Beastie Boys Story
  • Cheer
  • Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time
  • RuPaul's Drag Race
  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness